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'''Gregory Bar Hebraeus''' (1226 – 30 July 1286), previously known by his Latinisation of names|Latin name '''Abulpharagius''' or Syriac name '''Mor Gregorios Bar Ebraya''', was a ''catholicos'' (Chief bishop of Persia) of the Syriac Orthodox Church in the 13th century. He is noted for his works concerning philosophy, poetry, language, history, and theology;Chambers Biographical Dictionary, ISBN 0-550-18022-2, page 5 he has been called "one of the most learned and versatile men from the Syriac Orthodox Church" (William Wright (Orientalist)|Dr. William Wright). He collected in his numerous and elaborate treatises the results of such research in theology, philosophy, science and history as was in his time possible in Syria. Most of his works were written in Syriac language|Syriac. However he also wrote some in Arabic language|Arabic, which had become the common language in...
RegionChristian theology, Western philosophy
EraMedieval era
FullnameJamāluddīn Abū'l-Faraj Ġrīġūriyūs bin Tājuddīn Hārūn bin Tūmā al-Malaṭī
Birth date1226
Birth placeEbro, near Malatya, Sultanate of Rûm
Death date30 July, {{death year and age|1286|1226}}
Death placeat Maraga, Persia
School traditionSyriac Orthodoxy
Main interestsChristian theology, Logic, Metaphysics, Medicine, History
InfluencesJacob of Edessa, Ephrem the Syrian, Ghazali, Avicenna
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